- Brad Bournival, RecruitingNation
Rain took center stage for many Ohio State commits, pushing games back to as late as Sunday, if at all.
Buckeyes pledges had some great and some not-so-great performances this weekend, but J.T. Barrett’s heroics might be the centerpiece of the 15 contests that took place.
The quarterback scored a late, game-winning touchdown to snap Ryan’s 25-game win streak in Rider’s 21-15 triumph.
He finished the evening 4-of-7 for 84 yards and a touchdown, and rushed 17 times for 97 yards and a score.
Marcus Baugh: Held out with injury against Alemany.
Joey Bosa: Held out with injury against Cypress Bay.
Cam Burrows: Cornerback made one tackle in contest where Wayne stayed away from him during Trotwood-Madison’s 21-14 loss.
Ezekiel Elliott: Running back scored four touchdowns -- he now has 12 on the season in three games -- in John Burroughs’ 59-28 rout of Priory. Elliott scored on runs of 47, 41, 2 and 1 yards to keep Burroughs undefeated.
Michael Hill: Defensive tackle was part of squad to give up 156 yards rushing and three touchdowns to Korey Thompson and 163 yards passing and two scores to Matt Williams in Pendleton’s 41-7 loss to Belton-Honea Path.
Taivon Jacobs: Wide receiver scored on 50-yard touchdown reception and returned punt 55 yards for another score in Suitland’s 56-0 win over Oxon Hill.
Darron Lee: Safety held Columbus DeSales’ offense scoreless in 56-2 win. He finished 3-of-5 passing for 42 yards and carried the ball five times for 23 yards and a score. Lee also returned a punt for a touchdown.
Tim Gardner: The offensive tackle kept Lawrence Central unbeaten in 32-23 win over Pike. His blocking helped Isaiah Townsend rush for a touchdown and catch a pass for another one in the victory.
Evan Lisle: Offensive tackle threw two key blocks in a pair of touchdown passes that went for over 60 yards in Centerville’s 27-21 win over Withrow.
Jalin Marshall: Athlete rushed 24 times for 77 yards and was 4-of-7 for 70 yards with a touchdown in Middletown’s 51-13 loss to Winton Woods.
Billy Price: Defensive tackle held Brunswick, averaging 40 points a game, to seven in a 35-7 Austintown Fitch victory. Brunswick picked up only 128 yards on ground and had seven three-and-outs. He finished with 14 tackles.
Tracy Sprinkle: Defensive tackle made seven tackles -- two for loss -- had four quarterback hurries and recovered a fumble for a touchdown in Elyria’s 37-27 loss to Midview.
Jayme Thompson: Safety held Perrysburg to 117 yards through the air and 13 yards on the ground in 35-7 win.
Johnny Townsend: Boone’s game with Timber Creek was postponed.
Eli Woodard: Cornerback held Sewell Washington to six points in Eastern's 9-6 season-opening win.
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